Start Dating service for scientists

Dating service for scientists

To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.

Two thirds of online daters—66%—tell us that they have gone on a date with someone they met through a dating site or dating app.

5% of Americans who are in a marriage or committed relationship say they met their significant other online.

Despite the wealth of digital tools that allow people to search for potential partners, and even as one-in-ten Americans are now using one of the many online dating platforms, the vast majority of relationships still begin offline.

Rather than a one-shot effort, he says, NLD is intended to be an ongoing campaign to give teachers the resources they need to improve their instruction.

"It's actually a capstone day for a year-long series of activities," he explains.

The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.

Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.

"We're creating a matching service for scientists, galvanized by their professional organizations, and teachers, who are saying, 'I need two biologists, for 3 weeks, to help me build a greenhouse.' My algorithm matches those two parties.